Writing with a goose quill on calfskin parchment, using my medieval scribe’s knife to hold the page in place. As always, the ink is made using medieval materials and recipes.
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I was born an ugly child. Not so much that women ran away screaming and hid their faces, but my mother wasn't going to win any Gerber baby contests, if you know what I mean. I learned to walk, talk, read, and write like any child should. My writing, however, was something that WOULD make women run away screaming. And by writing I mean penmanship, handwriting, chicken scratch. It was the kind of chicken scratch that chickens made fun of because it was too sloppy. I mean even the messy chickens.Read More